Meet The Investors Swinging Big In The Midwest

If you buy into the mainstream narrative around the U.S. tech industry, California and New York are the two gleaming lights on either end of a dark and empty tunnel that runs between the coasts.  That makes Victor Gutwein the man with the flashlight, shining a glowing beam onto the hidden opportunities all around the…

Utilizing Mixed Reality and Exceptional Human Resources

  Heather Baker, VP of talent at InContext Solutions, and Joe Wegreke, Director of human capital consulting at TriNet, join Scott in-studio at WGN Radio in downtown Chicago to discuss mixed reality and human resource services. Mixed reality, a combination of virtual and augmented reality, is a futuristic, Jetsons-esque idea that will soon be the…

Person-Level Data is the Best Thing to Happen to Marketing Since Advertising Campaigns

  To borrow a phrase from Ferris Bueller, life moves pretty fast.   If you’re a business that doesn’t value data and analytics, you’re flying without instruments.   That’s the core idea behind Civis Analytics, the six-year-old Chicago-based startup that’s using a data-driven approach to helping organizations optimize their outreach and engagement.   It’s never…